top of page
New email address:
2022 Season


Photos: Aaron C Packard Productions

The 2022 season and production are dedicated in honor and gratitude for the life and work of Mary Merrigan, a staunch supporter of the SDSF, who made immeasurable contributions to the Vermillion area community.

About Us...

The mission of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival is to engage, connect, and inspire communities by exploring our shared human experiences through inclusive, professional Shakespeare productions and theatre arts education.


SDSF’s 2022 season is supported, in part, by the South Dakota Arts Council, City of Vermillion, Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company, United Way of Vermillion, South Dakota Humanities Council, Dakota Hospital Foundation, Coffee Cup Travel Plazas, and the University of South Dakota.




shekendra and charley preformance photo
Photo from youth workshop

When you shop at, AmazonSmile will donate a portion of your eligible purchases to South Dakota Shakespeare Festival at no cost to you!


The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival strives to make our programs accessible to everyone.

For more information, questions, or to request accommodations, please contact us at (605) 622-0423, or

bottom of page